Browse our reports to find out about Ontario’s universities’ role in everything from jobs and skills to health care and community transformation.
Ontario’s universities have a vital role to play in fortifying our province and helping address the urgent needs of Ontario. Our pre-budget submission details how, through a Five-Point Plan to Support Ontario’s Recovery, government and universities can partner to tackle the priorities that are critical to Ontario’s economic growth, both now and in the future; creating a more prosperous future for our students, communities and the province.
Ontario’s universities, in partnership with colleges and student advocacy groups, are committed to the well-being and success of our students – the next generation of entrepreneurs, innovators, tradespeople and business and community leaders in the province.
Our institutions have made student mental health a priority, but we cannot meet this challenge alone. It is a shared responsibility that requires collective action through a ‘whole-of-community’ approach.
In our 2020 joint report, In It Together: Foundations for Promoting Mental Wellness in Campus Communities, Ontario’s Universities, Colleges Ontario, Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) and College Student Alliance (CSA) put forward our recommendations for helping meet the growing challenge of student mental health.
Ontario’s research and innovation sector has a leading role to play in the province’s recovery and future prosperity as communities begin to rebuild after COVID-19.
This document outlines the role of Ontario’s universities in strengthening research, innovation and commercialization in the province now and into Ontario’s recovery, as well as put forward recommendations on how we can accelerate and retain Ontario-grown intellectual property (IP) for the benefit of Ontarians.